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Landmarks in Manchester

Associated Place

Imperial War Museum North

  details: Mario Petrucci's poems on plinths and a huge wall stencil near the entrance to the main space, written while he was poet in residence at the Imperial ...
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Sherlock Suite one-woman poetry performance

  details: Housewife haunted by Sherlock One-woman poetry performance featuring original music score by Alexander Poberezhny. It’s a story of a mother, wife...
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  details: Home of Vocabaret, a top quality performance poetry, bringing poets with a national reputation to the wilds of North Manchester. Hosted by Tony Walsh ...
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Manchester Central Library

  details: A library that has been organising poetry readings and events for a number of years and has seen a growing audience for live poetry. Obviously all eve...
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Modern Literary Archives Programme, John Rylands University of Manchester

  details: The John Rylands Library is the home of the Modern Literary Archives Programme. See - About Us The Collection of Modern Literary Archives at th...
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Poetry Festival

Manchester Literature Festival

  details: Manchester Literature Festival built on the legacy of its very successful predecessor, Manchester Poetry Festival. The Festival now celebrates the pow...
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Poetry Organisation


  details: Commonword is a valuable resource for poets and writers in the North West. It provides support, training and publishing opportunities for new writers....
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Poetry Promoter

HMP Forest Bank, Manchester

  details: Poetry within the prison environment is important. Building on the theme of 'The Future' here at HMP Forest Bank, Manchester, prisoners have share...
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Carcanet Press

  details: Carcanet Press is the UK's leading poetry publisher. Now in its fourth decade, it provides the most comprehensive and diverse lists of modern and clas...
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